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Sanctuary Cities vs. Welcoming Cities

Dr. Jose F. Moreno’s contribution to the next Anaheim City Council agenda was to discuss the possibility of turning Anaheim into a “welcoming city” which created a measure of confusion when compared with Santa Ana’s declaration of becoming a “sanctuary city.” The difference is stark.  “Welcoming City” status, while referencing immigrants, seems to trend towards…

Costa Mesa Gets the Mayor it Deserves

If you haven’t heard by now, Costa Mesa has a new mayor — one with a powerful voice, ears that listen to the people, a backbone to stand up to bullies, and someone who can take a punch and counter with a powerful swing of her own.  Costa Mesa’s new Mayor is Katrina Foley and she…

Costa Mesa Fire Chief Earns State’s Top Distinction

The days of the public safety guys in Costa Mesa getting a bum rush end Tuesday with Jim Righeimer and Allan Mansoor getting the kiddie table, but let’s share this good news about the city’s fire chief. COSTA MESA.—  Fire Chief Dan Stefano received a distinguished career honor this week, as he became the 32nd…

Health Issue Forces Perez from CD-34 Race

Former Assembly Speaker John Perez blazed into the CD-34 Congressional race with a ton of endorsements and some powerful messaging.  And a health issue has forced him from the race just as quickly. Details can be found here.  We wish Mr. Perez the best in taking care of his health.  And we await a new…